The former President of Interpol, Meng Hongwei, is under investigation by Chinese authorities for bribery, under what seems to be a new form of custody called ‘liuzhi’. Mr Meng went missing on a trip to China in late September. Before his...
Hospitals in the US have been treating patients for frostbite as temperatures drop to -17C and lower. Chicago saw lows of -30C and -37C in North Dakota, as the ‘polar vortex’ hit the American Midwest in one of the...
The latest round of Syrian peace talks has ended on a more hopeful note than previous attempts, according to the UN special envoy for Syria. Staffan de Mistura, Italian-Swedish diplomat, said: “The train is ready, it’s in the station, it’s...
The investigation into links between the Donald Trump Campaign and the Russian government stepped up this week as Special Prosecutor Bob Mueller ordered the indictment of former campaign strategist Paul Manafort and former foreign policy advisor George Papadopoulos, both...
Fallout from the Salisbury attack has continued this week, as the war of words between London and Moscow shows no sign of abating. Yulia Skripal, the daughter of spy Sergey Skirpal, who was the victim of a nerve agent...
Google employees walked out earlier this month over sexual harassment policies that have preserved a culture of turning a blind eye to both sexual harassment and discrimination. The technology giant has been forced to overhaul its policies following the direct...